Thursday, October 15, 2009

Blog Action Day 2009: Climate Change

Today is Blog Action Day, and this year the issue is climate change...Below are some tips from's Darren Heitner on how YOU can take action and change the climate.

You may be thinking to yourself, “How the hell am I going to help correct the current climate change problems? I represent athletes, not cumulus clouds.” I’ve got you covered.

Travel less. Establish your company’s main office in a town that surrounds the main talent that you represent or wish to recruit. Not only will you emit less greenhouse gasses, but you won’t have to allocate as much money to traveling expenses as you would otherwise. You could also work from the comfort of your home instead of driving to that plush office every day, that serves no purpose other than to provide potential clients with an image that you do not get most of your work done wearing only boxers and a pair of socks.

Ditch the Hummer for a Hybrid. Your clients may judge you by the car you drive. Eventually, it may be that they respect your gas conscious vehicle more than your flashy 8-cylinder gas guzzler.

Get intimate. Turn the lights off when they are not necessary. Set up your office in a place where you receive sunlight throughout the day. And when you leave the office, the shredded files in your garbage won’t get angry with you for not keeping the light on.

These are just a few things that we can do to help the environment and curb the potential harmful effects of continued climate change. Global warming is real, and we cannot ignore it. There is a huge list of things that could go extinct if we do nothing to halt the climate change trend. I am not ready to let go of my favorite red wine, Pinot Noir, and I also don’t think we want to

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